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- Kayaking, bicycling, and hiking
- Working at a marina
Bio: Prior to joining PE and Rec team, Tom worked as a marina harbor master for a marina in Saint Augustin, Florida. Most notably prior to that, he worked at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind, and owned a bicycle and fitness store in Ohio.
Tom joined PE and Rec in 2015 as a facilities coordinator. In 2018 he transferred positions and currently holds one of two trades maintenance worker 2 positions within the department.
In his free time Tom enjoys kayaking, hiking, and camping with his dog, Yuma. He loves to explore Oregon, the Northwest and spending time with his daughters. Tom is a woodworker restoring, repurposing all manner of “stuff.” He is also a motorcycle rider.
Some fun facts about Tom include that is was born in Germany and he has had encounters with alligators while kayaking in Florida. He is proud of his work with Belgian draft horses and training race horses.
StrengthsQuest Top 5: Analytical, Harmony, Responsibility, Consistency, Relator